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Meet Our Team
Bradford J. Theodoroff, DVM
Dr. Theodoroff is the Practice Director. He is a 1980 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University.
Dr. Theodoroff is currently one of only 24 members of the Novartis Leadership Council and has been a consultant and speaker for other companies in the animal health indrustry. Dr. Theodoroff, through the Novartis Leadership Council, hopes to expand the industry's knowledge of zoonotic intestinal diseases and looks forward to educating his colleagues, clients and public about this critical issue and the important role veterinarians play in disease education and prevention.
Karen Saxton, DVM
Dr. Saxton joined Animal Medical Center of Troy in March of 1989. She is a 1979 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University. She also has a B.S. in biology that she recieved from MSU in 1976. Dr. Saxton is a mother of 3 who enjoys gardening, scuba diving, and is a science fiction buff. She currently has 3 cats.
Stephanie Tallis, DVM
Dr. Tallis was born and raised in Eastern Canada. She graduated with her DVM degree from University of Prince Edward's Island in 2006. After graduating, she moved to Michigan with her husband to begin their family.
While she enjoys all aspects of veterinary medicine, her special areas of interest include; the management of skin disease, pain management, behavioral issues and internal medicine.
Licensed Veterinary Technicians
Kris joined Animal Medical Center of Troy in October 2002. She is a 2000 graduate from the Veterinary Technician program from Wayne County Community College. She has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since August 2000. She currently lives with 1 dog, 1 cat, and 2 teenagers. Kris holds a 3rd degree black belt in Choi Kwang Do and teaches women's self defense.
Becky joined Animal Medical Center of Troy in July 2004. She is a 2003 graduate from the Veterinary Technician program from Macomb Community College. She has been a Licensed Veterinary Technician since August 2003. She currently has 1 dog, 4 cats, and has a passion for Krav Maga. She currently helps teach for the Veterinary Technician program at Macomb Community College as the Large Animal Lab Assistant.
Marla joined Animal Medical Center of Troy in Janurary 2009 as an intern. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Macomb Community College in 2009. She passed her state and national board exams in June of 2009 and officially became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in 2010 after finishing her associate degree in applied science. She lives with 3 dogs, 3 cats, 2 turtles, and a bearded dragon.
Jaimi joined Animal Medical Center of Troy in July 2012. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Macomb Community College in May of 2012 and became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in September that same year. Jaimi has two cats, Cleo and Zoe. She has a passion for black and white photography and traveling. She hopes to specialize in veterinary emergency medicine one day.
Becky H. joined Animal Medical Center in November 2012. She graduated from the Veterinary Techncian program at Macomb Community College in 1997. She became a Licensed Veterinary Techncian in 1997. She lives at home with 3 sons.
Marg joined the Animal Medical Center in July of 2013. Marg is a 2007 graduate of Wayne County Community College's Veterinary Technology Program. She is an internationally Certified Wildlife Rehabilitator and ASVDT Certified Dental Technician. Marg has a strong interest in animal welfare, biology, and wildlife. Marg spends her free time birding, reading and drawing, and is the creator of "PETS" - a pet-themed online comic strip. Marg shares her life with her husband, 2 whippets, a cockatoo, 2 green-cheek conures, a hamster, and several snails.
Sylvia and Dr. Theodoroff have 3 children and 2 French Bulldogs named Ricky and Gracie Stella.
Lisa joined Animal Medical Center in June of 2008. She lives with her husband and 3 children. Lisa has 2 Boxers, a Boston Terrier, 2 cats, 2 turtles, and a tortoise.